Tag Oculogyric crisis
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Stiff and Twisted

Acute dystonic reactions are a distressing extrapyramidal side effect of antipsychotic and certain other medications.
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Dystonia DDx

Overview Dystonia is a movements disorder characterized by abnormal postures or twisting or repetitive movement caused by sustained contractions of opposing muscles Causes Focal Spastic torticollis Blepharospasm Oculogyric crisis (OGC) Segmental hemiballismus Generalised Chorea – e.g. Sydenham, Huntington, drugs (esp L…